Category: Reports

Hadiza Bala Usman - NPA

Why port agencies should collaborate for maximum effect

One of the glaring featuresof operating structures in third world countries is that rather than work together, people see themselves as competitors. At the end, less is...

rail cargo

Massive movement of cargo by rail not yet a reality

There are indications that the call for a more organised intermodal approach to facilitate movement of cargo in and out of the ports in the country may not be realisable...

continers auctioning

A Case for auctioning process; re-arrests of containers by Customs

Before now, most stakeholders especially those that witness the clearing of consignments at ports had quarrelled with the long process of clearing which they believe was...

non-oil export

Stimulating export as economic diversification strategy

The Non-Oil Export Stimulation Facility (ESF) was established by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to diversify the economy away from oil and to expedite the growth and...

nigerian-shipping-fleet

Nigerian shipping fleet as viable economic diversification option

By Samson Echenim As the federal government mulls possible options to reposition the economy, analysts have suggested that the government should direct its gaze...

Hanjin Shipping

Hanjin bankruptcy: How low interest rates are brewing a shipping crisis worse than the 1980s

The recent collapse of South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping Company highlights the difficulties of the shipping industry as it endures its worst downturn for more than 30...

Nigerian shipping fleet as viable economic diversification option

By Samson Echenim As the federal government mulls possible options to reposition the economy, analysts have suggested that the government should direct its gaze...